Deborah C. Pollack's Lecture and Event Schedule, 2006-2018

Wednesday, January 26, 2006, 3:00 PM

"Florida Artists, 1860-1980" 
The Society of the Four Arts Library
3 Four Arts Plaza
Palm Beach, FL 33480
561-655-2766

Lecture and Slide Presentation. Artists discussed:Hermann Herzog, Orville Bulman, Martin Johnson Heade, Laura
Woodward, Anthony Thieme, A. E. Backus, Emile Gruppe, Aileen Aked, and many others.


Friday, September 29, 2006, 5:00 PM

Lecture and slide presentation by invitation only followed by a private champagne reception and book signing for Orville Bulman: An Enchanted Life and Fantastic Legacy. 
Grand Rapids Art Museum
155 Division North
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3154
616-831-1000

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Grand Rapids Art Museum.


Wednesday, January 24, 2007, 3:00 PM

Lecture and slide presentation followed by reception and book signing on Orville Bulman: An Enchanted Life and
Fantastic Legacy.
Society of the Four Arts King Library
3 Four Arts Plaza
Palm Beach, FL 33480
561-655-2766  

 Thank you, wonderful Four Arts audience!

 A portion of the proceeds donated
 to the Society of the Four Arts Library.


Thursday, February 8, 2007

Lecture and slide presentation on Palm Beach artists with a special emphasis on Orville Bulman.
The Lost Tree Club


Monday, February 19, 2007

Lecture and slide presentation on Extraordinary Women Artists of the Early 20th Century. Palm Beach Jewelry, Art
and Antique Show in conjunction with the Lighthouse Center for the Arts.


Thursday, March 29, 2007

Lecture and slide presentation on Orville Bulman (for members only) followed by a reception and book signing for
Orville Bulman: An Enchanted Life and Fantastic Legacy at the Gulfstream Bath and Tennis Club.


Tuesday, June 18, 2007

Lecture and slide presentation on Palm Beach artists including Laura Woodward, Orville Bulman, Anthony Thieme,
Jane Peterson, Ben Austrian and Joseph Jefferson for the Rotary Club, Palm Beach.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Alluring Anecdotes about the Art World, Rotary Club, Palm Beach.


Thursday, April 23, 2009, 7 PM

Lecture and PowerPoint presentation concerning Painters of the Flagler Era, including Laura Woodward, Frank Henry Shapleigh, Martin Johnson Heade, Robert German, George W. Seavey, Charlotte Coman, Maria J. C. A'Becket, and others; St. Augustine Art Association, 7-8:30 PM.


Monday, October 12, 2009, 7 PM

Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, PowerPoint presentation and book signing for the Historical Society of Palm Beach County at the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea, Palm Beach.


Thursday, November 5, 2009

Book signing:Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach,
Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce event. 

Saturday and Sunday, November 14-15, 2009

Book signing: Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed
Palm Beach,at the Miami Book Fair International with Past Perfect Florida History 














                                              Thank you Miami for a tremendous event!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 6:30-7:30 PM

Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, PowerPoint presentation and book signing at the new, beautiful West Palm Beach Library.

December 2009-April 15, 2010

Exhibition of historical photographs and reproductions of Laura Woodward's work for the Boynton Beach Historical Society and Art Connection at the Boynton Beach Library.

January 8, 2010

South Florida Writers Association Event at Books and Books, Coral Gables, Florida. See more pictures here.
 Thank you SFWA and Books and Books!











Monday, January 11, 2010, 6:30 PM

Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, powerpoint presentation, book signing and exhibition of historical photographs and reproductions of Laura Woodward's work for the Boynton Beach Historical Society and Art Connection at the Boynton Beach Library.


Wednesday, January 13, 2010, 2:30 PM

Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, PowerPoint presentation and book signing at the Society of the Four Arts, Campus on the Lake, Palm Beach.


Thursday, January 21, 2010, 5-8 PM

Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, book signing and PowerPoint presentation for the Museum of Florida History, Tallahassee, in conjunction with their Voices of Florida Women exhibition.

January 28, 2010

Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach,  book signing at Hand's (561) 276-4194) in Delray Beach, during the Art and Jazz Delray Festival on Atlantic Avenue.

February 1 through February 27, 2010

Exhibition: Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, Woodward painting reproductions and corresponding historical photographs at the Delray Beach Historical Society. Presentation to be scheduled for May.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, PowerPoint presentation and book signing for the Loxahatchee River Historical Society at the  Juno Beach Town Center, 340 Ocean Drive, 6-7 p.m., Feb. 25. Reserve: (561) 747-8380 ext. 101

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, for the Palm Beach Flagler Rotary Club at the Chesterfield Hotel. 

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, for the Delray Beach Historical Society and the Delray Beach Library at the Delray Beach Library, 100 W. Atlantic Avenue at 2 PM. 

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, Jupiter Library, 705 Military Trail
(561) 744-2301

Wednesday, June 23, 2010, 2PM

Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, for the Palm Beach County Library Association at the Society of the Four Arts.

Thursday, September 23, 2010, 12 PM

Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, talk and book signing for the Plantation Art Guild.

Saturday, February 12, 2011, 2 PM

"Adventures in Writing Art Books and Getting Published" for the South Florida Writers Association's  Mango Writer's Conference, 1350 NW 14th St., Miami

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, talk and book signing for the Vassar Club.

Sunday, March 27, 2011, 9:45 AM

"Reverence of Nature: The Hudson River School's Credo and Legacy Brought South to the Everglades," talk  for the Arthur R. Marshall Foundation, Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1300 S. Olive Ave. For more information, contact Nancy Marshall, 561-805-8733

Friday, April 1, 2011, 3-5 PM
Meet the author and view the original paintings by Laura Woodward and Orville Bulman featured in her books, Citibank, Palm Beach

Saturday, March 31, 2012, 10 AM
Brunch with the Authors, "Women Empowering Women," Florida Memorial University, Miami's only Historical Black College or University (HBCU). Thank you, Florida Memorial!










Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 3 PM 
Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, talk and book signing for the Colonial Dames.

Thursday, January 17, 2013, Florida Artists, Palm Beach Rotary, Breakers Hotel.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013, Laura Woodward Induction Ceremony,  Florida Artists Hall of Fame, Tallahassee. 

Thursday, January 23, 2014, Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, presentation and 
book signing, Gardens Library, Palm Beach Gardens.

Thursday, May 22, 2014, Mentoring the Ambassadors of the Everglades for the Marshall Foundation at Edward and Deborah Pollack Fine Art, 205 Worth Avenue. Thank you, wonderful Ambassadors!
















Monday, February 2, 2015, Visual Art and the Urban Evolution of the New South, The Society of the Four Arts, 6 PM, 561-805-8562 Click here for more details

Thursday, March, 5, 2015, Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beachpresentation and book signing at the Seasiders of Palm Beach Shores, 

Saturday and Sunday, September 26-27, 2015, Laura Woodward, Felix de Crano, Henry Flagler, and the St. Augustine Tradition of Art, Florida Heritage Book Festival

Wednesday, March 16, 2016, Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach, presentation for the National Society of Colonial Dames at the Everglades Club.

Saturday, March 19, 2016, book signing-- Laura Woodward: The Artist Behind the Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach at reception, "Palm Beach Community Tribute: Giving Thanks," a benefit for the Palm Beach Foundation at the Mar-a-Lago Club, by invitation only. For more information contact Olympia Devine 561-420-9143 or 561-653-1937. 














​Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 2:30 PM, Palm Beach Visual Arts  presentation and book signing, The Gardens Library, Palm Beach Gardens, 11303 Campus Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410, (561) 626-6133.

Saturday, January, 28, 7-8 PM, “Get Out! South Florida” South Florida’s LGBT radio program, 850 AM, with Tom Hantzarides. The LGBT influence in the development of Palm Beach visual arts from the early to mid-twentieth century.

Monday, January 30, 2017, 2:30 PM, Palm Beach Visual Arts, presentation and book signing, The Society of the Four Arts, Dixon Education Building. Many thanks to The Society of the Four Arts and the Palm Beach Daily News!
































​Palm Beach Daily News, January 31, 2017, Photograph by Melanie Bell.


Monday, January 30, 2017, 5:30 PM, Palm Beach Visual Arts, presentation and book signing, Jupiter Island Arts Council, Jupiter Island Town Hall.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 7:30-9:15 AM, Book signing, Palm Beach Visual Arts, at the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce Breakfast, The Breakers, Palm Beach, Program: "The Media"--talk by Catherine Rampell of the Washington Post. Thank you Chamber and Jeff Jacobus of the Classic Bookshop for such a successful event!




















Saturday, February 18, 2017 3 PM, Palm Beach Visual Artspresentation and book signing, Palm Beach Jewelry Art and Antique Show, Palm Beach County Convention Center.

Monday, March 6, 2017, Palm Beach Visual Arts, presentation and book signing, Riverbridge, West Palm Beach.

Friday, March 17, 2017, 8:45 a.m. Deborah C. Pollack will discuss the New York/Palm Beach connection in her book, Palm Beach Visual Arts, the first comprehensive art historical study of Palm Beach and West Palm Beach, Warren Lawrence’s New York radio show, WKNY.

Monday, April 3, 2017, 8"45 a.m. Discussing Bad Scarlett The Extraordinary Life of the Notorious Southern Beauty with Warren Lawrence, WKNY

Monday, April 17, 2017, 6 p.m., Presentation and book signing, Bad Scarlett: The Extraordinary Life of the Notorious Southern Beauty Marie Boozer at Eastern Florida State College - Titusville Campus.

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Book signing, Bad Scarlett: The Extraordinary Life of the Notorious Southern Beauty Marie Boozer, at the Titusville Historic Preservation Conference, 

Friday, May 12th, 2017 Palm Beach Visual Arts, Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea, presentation and book signing.

Sunday, September 17, 2017, 4 p.mPublic Storyteller, WLRN (PBS). Look for the story on WLRN's podcast soon!

Sunday, September 24, 2017, 3 p.m. Bad Scarlett: The Extraordinary Life of the Notorious Southern Beauty Marie Boozer, presentation and book signing, Boca Raton Public Library, 400 NW 2nd Avenue, Boca Raton, Florida.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, Questions and answers, Bad Scarlett: The Extraordinary Life of the Notorious Southern Beauty Marie Boozer, private book club, West Palm Beach, 

Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Bad Scarlett: The Extraordinary Life of the Notorious Southern Beauty Marie Boozer, presentation and book signing, Florida Voices, The Society of the Four Arts, Dixon Building.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 7 p.m. Bad Scarlett: The Extraordinary Life of the Notorious Southern Beauty Marie Boozer, Distinguished Lecture Series, presentation and book signing, Historical Society of Palm Beach County.

Sunday, March 18, 2018, 4 p.m., "Beauty...and a Couple of Beasts," Royal Poinciana Chapel, for the Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians and Jews. Sharing images and behind-the-scenes stories of beautiful beasts in the Palm Beaches’ most iconic statuary, as well as in famous paintings owned by Palm Beachers. I also will talk about two-legged beasts-- infamous rogues of history involved with Palm Beachers.






Palm Beach: 
A Community Tribute,
by Olympia and Troy Devine

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